It was long ago
Seems like a dream
The day I sucked the air
From a bottle of whipped cream
And I got real high
And things got real slow
“I started talking like this”
What’s goin on, I don’t know
And then I sold my car
For Grateful Dead tickets
My dad yelled at me
He grounded me
He said I was a dick
It was the worst day of my life

And I’ll never forget
That the very next day I was doin bong hits
In the back of my friends Chevette
So don’t tell me we’re winning the war on drugs
Cause drugs are like a big old can of RAID
And your all little bugs
And don’t tell me to not get high
Cause I’m as low as I can get without kissin your ass
And blowin you at the same time

Man don’t tell me about love and peace
When one of the Jones’ has a handgun pointed at me
Don’t tell me to “Just say no”
I’m an addict, I say no to lettin it go
What ever happened to Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll
Now we just have AIDS, crack, and Techno

So they busted me for selling dope
And I went to jail and I wasn’t forgiven
Like that little fucker who shot the pope
They said I had the right to remain silent
But they couldn’t explain
I didn’t resist, no I wasn’t violent
Cause all I’ve ever wanted was the right to remain

They questioned me, and they asked my “Why”
I said, I don’t think I should be shot for sellin pot
It’s just my little way of saying “Hi”
I’m not allowed to vote
And two times a week they make me piss in a cup
But what I wanna do is piss down their throats

Man don’t tell me about love and peace
When one of the Jones’ has a handgun pointed at me
Don’t tell me to “Just say no”
I’m an addict, I say no to lettin it go
What ever happened to Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll
Now we just have AIDS, crack, and Techno

They told me that times had changed
That our parents had Hendrix, Janis and Jim
But what about River Phoenix and Curt Cobain
And they told me to praise the lord
But I’ve been waitin for so long for him to call me back
I think I’m gonna go pray at Betty Ford

And they told me that life is fair
But I can smoke a plant that was made by God
But I can kill my wife if I’m a football player
And they told me to just ignore
But I’d rather smoke crack out of Nancy Reagan’s skull
While getting a blow job from Tipper Gore

Man don’t tell me about love and peace
When one of the Jones’ has a handgun pointed at me
Don’t tell me to “Just say no”
I’m an addict, I say no to lettin it go
What ever happened to Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll
Now we just have AIDS, crack, and Techno



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    General Commentyup, this song is kinda funny, but it's definitely not Axl, Duff, Slash, Izzy or anyone of 87-93 era Guns singing. and none of them wrote it. so why it is called GnR song??
    dovileon April 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. It's funny but also true too. Does anyone know who sings it, It's obviously not Axl.
    Haseque39on December 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI dunno who sings but Axl can sound like a lot of things.
    mad song,
    mattalacon January 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentk he sounds different cuz im pretty sure this was made after axl made that crappy band after g n r fell apart
    mitchell69on January 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Don't tell me to not get high
    Cause I'm as low as I can get without kissin your ass
    And blowin you at the same time"

    What a great line. I love it and this awesome song.
    Haseque39on February 13, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlol, an OJ Simpson reference, funny. No it is Axl singing this.
    ecwneton February 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAt first I wasn't sure if this was GNR or not, but it turns out it isn't. This is actually called 'War on Drugs' and is by a band called Laughing Colors. I hadn't heard of them before, but it's a cool song anyway.
    ForThoseAboutToRockon July 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI have only heard a live recording of this song. My feeling is this is probably just Axl alone.
    Wayne06on March 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe song speaks the truth about the rock 'n' roll lifestyle and how it is once you enter the world of rock 'n' roll
    Breakingbenjaminfanon May 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis isn't guns n roses actually.
    dark_eyez_666on August 08, 2008   Link

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